Conference Program

*Conference program is subject to change. The program was last updated 09 July 2014.*

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*Session presentations are 20 min with 10 min of Q&A

** Keynote sessions take place in the main Berlagezaal. All parallel sessions take place in surrounding rooms as noted.

09 July – Day I

8:30 – 9:45         Registration, Coffee and Tea

9:45 – 10:00        Welcome

10:00 – 11:00     The Myth of Autonomy, by Nathaniel Coleman

11:10 – 12:40       Session I

Session I
BeautyDichotomiesTechnology in Design
A/ Room: BerlagezaalB/ Room: BC/ Room: C
Chair: Stefan KollerChair: Maarten FranssenChair: Andrej Radman
"And What Was There Accepted Us". Why Beauty Matters, by Angelika KrebsTruth or Architecture, by Tom Spector The Role of Aesthetics for Ethics in Architecture and Design, by Manja Unger-Büttner
Communal Resonance: Towards an Ethics of Aural Architecture, by Cissie FuThe Ethical Criticism of Architecture: In Defence of Moderate Moralism, by Christoph Baumberger Smoking is addictive and cooking mechanical: toward value-openness in architecture, by Pieter Vermaas
Challenging Architecture: A Public Culture, by Hans TeerdsThird Way: The Project of Self-Management and The Production of Yugoslav Space, by Marija Maric

12:40 – 14:00     Lunch Break

14:00 – 15:30     Session II

Session II
UtopiasArchitect's RoleDesign in TechnologyIdeological Propositions
D/ Room: BerlagezaalE/ Room: BF/ Room: C G/ Room: F
Chair: Tom SpectorChair: Christoph BaumbergerChair: Fidel MerazChair: Nelson Mota
Taking Place: Spatial Dissent in Literary Architectures, by Yelizaveta GoldfarbThe Architect as a Producer: Hannes Meyer, 1928-1931, by Amir Djalali Why should buildings be more than 'mere machines'?, by Michael NagenborgDigital Ark(itecture) , by Cheryce von Xylander
An Assessment on the Ethical Content of Architecture through "Tradition and Utopia": Revisiting the ideas of Colin Rowe and Karl Popper, by Esin KomezOrientations and Accommodations, by Michael YoungThe experience of space and the technological idiom within the architectural design-process, by Floor Frings and Jacob VoorthuisArchitecture and "Field of Life" in Paci's philosophical thought, by Laura Gioeni
Critical Theory of Architecture and Inclusion, by Yuki Tol An architect is an architect is an architect: The architects' role reconsidered, by
Martin Düchs
Autonomy of Process vs. Autonomy of (Subject's) Will, by Gili ShapiraModernity / Anthropocene / Architecture, by Can Boyacioglu

15:30 – 16:30     Coffee and Tea Break & Website Information, Help, Feedback Session

16:30 – 17:30     Architecture and Ethics: Art, Aesthetics, Autonomy, by Noël Carroll

  10 July – Day II

8:30 – 9:00        Business Group Meeting

9:00 – 10:00       Coffee and Tea

10:00 – 11:00     Flesh, Blood, Bones and Buildings, by Helen Mallinson

11:10 – 12:40      Session III

Session III
AgenciesCare Ethics & Beyond
H/ Room: BerlagezaalI/ Room: BJ/ Room: C
Chair: Carolyn FaheyChair: Martin DüchsChair: Christoph Baumberger
Good people, good architects: Is this the secret of good design?, by Nilgün Fehim KennedyA difficult kind of freedom: a critique of explorative reason in architectural design, by Jacob VoorthuisArchitecture, Autonomy and the Ethics of Care in Tel-Aviv, by Shelly Cohen
Conserving architecture as art: a critical dialogue with a modern splitting view, by
Fidel Meraz
Contingency and autonomy in designing architecture, by Ben SweetingOn Granting Autonomy to Works of Architecture in their Making: From Care Ethics to Virtue Ethics, by Vassilis Ganiatsas
Narrative Architecture: Paul Ricoeur's Metaphoric Approach to Architecture, by Ufuk ErsoyObjects of Discrimination, by Rick FoxThe New Generic, by Tolulope Onabolu

12:40 – 14:00     Lunch Break

14:00 – 15:30     Session IV

Session IV
Moralizing ObjectsAuthorshipCharacterizing Space
K/ Room: BerlagezaalL/ Room: BM/ Room: C
Chair: Mark JensenChair: Wolfram BergandeChair: Amir Djalali
Autonomy and Expression in Architecture: The Enigma as a Moral Requirement, by Alberto Rubio GarridoSpace of iconic architecture, by Tatiana ReshetnikovaThe dimensions of places: the issues of authenticity for a philosophy of architecture, by Bianca Gioia Marino
Autonomy and Morality: Gottfried Semper in Dresden, by Stefan KollerBare Architecture: a water-line, by Conrad BercahLiminal Space: The unintentional Effect of Undemocratic Urbanisation, by Orlaith Ryan
Architecture and Pragmatism: Design Objects Made Moral, by Pauline LefebvreThe Predicament of Openness: Aesthetic Communication and Reception in Housing Design, by Nelson MotaThe cemetery as figure of intimate public space, by Pascaline Thiolliere

15:30 – 16:30      Coffee and Tea Break

16:30 – 17:30      Visual form in architecture, and its integration with moral and political values, by Nick Zangwill

 18:00 – 21:00    Conference Dinner

11 July – Day III

9:00 – 10:00      Coffee and Tea

10:00 – 11:00    Beauty and the good: Problems of architectural axiology, by Christian Illies

11:10 – 12:40      Session V

Session V
Society & CultureMethodologyPoiesis
N/ Room: BerlagezaalO/ Room: BP/ Room: C
Chair: Nelson MotaChair: Jacob VoorthuisChair: Rick Fox
What is "Left" in Architecture? - Design between Affirmation, Negation and Revolution , by Ole W. FischerThe Possibility of Ontological Ethics in Architectural Conservation, by Tiina AliklaavuThe Image in Power: Vilem Flusser and the Ethics of Architecture, by Felipe Loureiro
City Reconfiguration: Counter-Architecture as Hacking of Objectified Social Relations in the Urban Space, by Camilo Vladimir Lima de Amaral and Roland KarthausArchitectural Research Programs and the Dissolution of Authority: A Methodological Approach, by Jorge MejiaElective Space: Cultivating architecture, by Karan August
Urban or Moral Decay?: the case of 20th century Detroit, by Carolyn FaheyOpening Doors: Autonomy and the Bedrock of Ethics as a Way of Life, by Leonidas KoutsoumposA Quantum City, or how to master the generic, by Diana Alvarez-Marin

12:40 – 14:00     Lunch Break

14:00 – 15:30     Session VI

Session VI
Locating Politics & MoralityAristotleJacques Lacan
Q/ Room: BerlagezaalR/ Room: BS/ Room: C
Chair: Tom SpectorChair: Angelika KrebsChair: Ufuk Ersoy
An Autonomous Project: The Case of Novi Zagreb, by Dubravka VranicBefore Architecture: The Pre-disciplinary Context of Architectural Ethics, by Lisa LandrumThe ideology of the architectural white cube, by Wolfram Bergande
The Possibilities of a Monument in 21st Century Tokyo: Towers and the City, by Daiki AmanaiAristotle, Autonomy, and Design, by Mark JensenAutonomous Architecture of Each Given Situation, by Petra Ceferin
Necessary Blinders: Appropriations of Schinkel's Altes Museum, by Jules SchoonmanDouble Blind: On Material Ethics, by Andrej Radman

15:30 – 16:30     Coffee and Tea Break

16:30 – 17:30     Whatever Happened to Semi-Autonomy?, by Graham Owen

17:30 – 17:45      Closing Remarks


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